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The Window: Inspired Ideas for Framing Your View Total Hits - 418  |  Hits Today - 0Rating:   Rating Average (4)    |  View Ratings  |  Add Your Rating
Don't get stuck in a jamb. For the newest trends and savviest tricks in window treatments, turn to home decorating gurus Becky Charton and Belinda Brolo. Informative and inspiring, this book provides tips and insider techniques for creating stylish, functional window decor solutions for every room of the house, from selecting fabric, hardware, and accessories to enhancing treatments you may already have. The Window offers idea-stimulating full-color photography throughout, plus advice on "penny-wise" planning and easy-to-understand instructions for 11 types of window treatments, including a French Country valance, balloon shades, box-pleated silk kitchen curtains, a tasseled triangle valance, and more.
ISBN: 1574863142   Date Published on 6/1/2003
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Window Treatment Decorating IdeasTotal Hits - 313  |  Hits Today - 0Rating:   Rating Average (1)    |  View Ratings  |  Add Your Rating
A room with a view becomes all the more artful with the perfect window treatment. Better Homes and Gardens Window Treatment Decorating Ideas brims with information, both pretty and practical, for every room in the house. You'll be inspired by the lavish images throughout the book—250 color photographs in all—whether your style tends to be casual or traditional, eclectic or more defined. You'll even learn how to camouflage not-so-beautiful windows. Of equal weight, however, is function. This comprehensive resource also covers important considerations such as privacy, light control, airflow, and traffic patterns. Individual chapters focus on types of treatments: draperies and curtains; shades, shutters, and blinds; top treatments; and combinations. A primer on fabric selection, window styles, and installation offers further guidance on planning and executing window treatments appropriate to various types of architecture.
ISBN: 0696213990   Date Published on 1/1/2003
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Judith Miller's Guide to Period-Style Curtains and Soft Furnishings Total Hits - 1172  |  Hits Today - 1Rating:   Rating Average (2)    |  View Ratings  |  Add Your Rating
There is no style so coveted in interior decoration as authentic period style, and there is no name so identified with period style decorating as Judith Miller. This beautifully illustrated book provides detailed instructions on how to create authentic period looks using curtains, draperies, and soft furnishings. Included are photographs of a wide range of period rooms with step-by-step sewing instructions for 14 projects and inspiration for hundreds more.

From tapestry cushions to four-poster bed hangings, from swagged and tailed window coverings to wing chair covers--every aspect of period draperies and soft furnishing is covered, including photographs of swatches of classic fabrics still available today and backed up by a directory of international suppliers of these period-style fabrics. With hundreds of period ideas shown in more than 450 full-color photographs and step-by-step diagrams, Judith Miller's Guide to Period-Style Curtains and Soft Furnishings is the essential guide for home and professional decorators alike.

"[Judith Miller's] latest book is full of elegant and simple period rooms with stunning window treatments and a trove of other decorating ideas."--Better Homes and Garden's Window & Wall Ideas --This text refers to the Paperback edition.
ISBN: 0879516887   Date Published on 10/1/1996
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The Shade Book: Roman, Cloud, Balloon, Roller Shades, Shade Toppers, and More Total Hits - 219  |  Hits Today - 0Rating:   Rating Average (1)    |  View Ratings  |  Add Your Rating
Featuring beautiful and functional shades, blinds, swags, and valances, this home decoration guide provides an in-depth look at a wide variety of non-drapery window coverings. Instructions for creating and installing many styles of shades are provided with both the beginner and the expert do-it-yourself homemaker in mind. Included are tips for creating countless variations on classic styles, including roman shades, cloud shades, balloon shades, Austrian shades, and shade toppers. The environmental advantages of shades are also stressed, with detailed information on each shade's ability to conserve energy by holding heat during the winter while reflecting the sun in the summer. Tips on care and upkeep, plus yardage charts complete the book.
ISBN: 0935278559   Date Published on 4/1/2004
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Window Basics: Easy & No Sew Treatments Total Hits - 494  |  Hits Today - 0Rating:   Rating Average (3)    |  View Ratings  |  Add Your Rating
Contemporary, cottage, garden, country, and traditional styles. Bonus section gives ideas for Roman shades.
ISBN: 0696213214   Date Published on 1/1/2002
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Design & Make Fabric Window Shades Total Hits - 601  |  Hits Today - 0Rating:   Rating Average (1)    |  View Ratings  |  Add Your Rating
Detailed instructions and illustrations accompany more than 30 treatments, from simple Roman and roller blinds to glorious cascade and Austrian designs.
ISBN: 0882668951   Date Published on 1/6/1996
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House Beautiful Window Workshop Total Hits - 458  |  Hits Today - 0Rating:   Rating Average (1)    |  View Ratings  |  Add Your Rating
A solution for every window from House Beautiful.

Windows have a huge impact on a room’s look, lighting, and ambience—and the design authorities at House Beautiful know, and show you, how to fashion wonderful treatments. No matter whether the windows are mismatched, in the corner, or very small, there’s an answer to the problem, with every practical and creative aspect of the solution showcased. A comprehensive selection of imaginative ideas covers dozens of variations on classic formality, country charm, and contemporary style, with advice on trims, tie-backs, valances, pelmets, panels, shutters, and more. Exquisite photographs display everything from bay windows to lovely French doors. From creating a mood to deciding between drapes and shades, from measuring the space to adding hidden tracks and hooks, it’s all here.
ISBN: 1588163628   Date Published on 4/28/2004
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Windows with Ease: 50 Fresh and Easy Ways to Dress your WindowsTotal Hits - 587  |  Hits Today - 0Rating:   Rating Average (1)    |  View Ratings  |  Add Your Rating
Window treatments made easy:
  • Very simple sewing instructions that take shortcuts.
  • Plus window treatments without sewing-if you can glue, you can do!
  • Includes how to transform napkins, tablecloths, and sheets into window treatments.

Window treatments made with style:

  • Designer looks without designer price tags.
  • Many looks: dramatic, elegant, romantic, cheerful, and more
  • Design-enhancing details for a personal touch-can be used to jazz up purchased window treatments, too.
  • Fabric and color variations that change the look completely.

Window treatments made for every room:

  • Curtains: versatile flat panels, relaxed and classic rod-pocket curtains, tab, shirred
  • Shades: tailored roman, updated roller shades, reverse roll-ups, tent-flap shades
  • Toppers: graceful custom swags, flip toppers, triangle swags, ruffled valances, board-mounted valances

You're going to love this book!

  • The easiest window treatment book-requires minimum time and sewing skills.
  • Wide range of popular décor styles.
  • More than 150 color photographs showing how-to steps and variations that completely change the look.
  • Fun, whimsical book design.
ISBN: 1589230701   Date Published on 8/1/2003
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The Swag and Tail Design and Pattern Book Total Hits - 253  |  Hits Today - 0Rating:   Rating Average (1)    |  View Ratings  |  Add Your Rating
'The Swag and Tail Design and Pattern Book' To make perfect swags and tails every time, choose a design, use the patterns and follow the step-by-step make-up and fitting instructions. Patterns for 60/70/90/120cm (23.5/27.5/35.5/47.5in) wide swags in all 45cm (17.5in) and 55cm (21.5in) drops, and a range of tail patterns, plus free tissue tracing paper to get started. --This text refers to the Hardcover edition.
ISBN: 0951684116   Date Published on 5/1/1999
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Stores: Retail Display and Design Total Hits - 199  |  Hits Today - 0Rating:   Rating Average (1)    |  View Ratings  |  Add Your Rating
More than simply a business transaction, retail is now an experience. Today, designers have the creative task of reinventing the shopping environment. Stores: Retail Display and Design epitomizes this venture. Examples in revolutionary design vary, from Urban Outfitters - an atmosphere of "constant evolution"; Fila - futuristic flair combined with the intensity of athletics; to the gallery richness of Giorgio Beverly Hillsa blend of California and Tuscan influences. All evoke the consumer's own discriminating taste while displaying the artistry and insight of the world's top designers. Provocative, avant-garde display and merchandising techniques are evident in this collection, which presents more than 350 color images of some of the world's most famous shopping emporiums. Innovative display fixtures, floor plans, signage and professional insights offer the solutions and details used to create them.
ISBN: 0866363394   Date Published on 12/1/1997

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